Growth Clinic is a specialized clinic in the Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Apollo Children Hospital, Chennai
First Growth Clinic started in Chennai in Apollo Children’s Hospital
Growth Clinic includes Qualified Pediatric Endocrinologist, Dietician & Geneticist who evaluate and manage children with varying growth problems.
For children with failure to thrive and short stature, ll necessary tests are included in a package called Growth Package.
All necessary tests in Growth Package done in the same day and cheaper.
Growth Hormone stimulation testing:
Growth Hormone stimulation testing is done for children with suspected Growth Hormone deficiency under supervision in the Emergency Department at no extra cost. Both Glucagon stimulation and clonidine stimulation are done in the testing.
Bone Age assessment:
Bone age assessment is an important component of any growth evaluation and is done as per International Standards using Greulich-Pyle’s method